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Posts From Xiaoying Zheng

It’s What’s on the Outside that Counts

It’s What’s on the Outside that Counts

When we think about disease, we often wonder what has changed insideaffected cells. Yet, perhaps taking a look at the surrounding environment is just as important. In the case of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a disease marked by thickening of the

Scanning the Galaxy: The discovery of a hot Saturn

Scanning the Galaxy: The discovery of a hot Saturn

Have you ever wondered what may exist outside our solar system? In order to better understand our galaxy, NASA utilizes space telescopes to survey the sky, including the Transmitting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched last year. Like the Kepler mission,

Light Reading

Light Reading

As technology continues to evolve, data writing is growing as an area of interest. Simultaneously, the emerging field of spintronics studies how the spin and magnetic properties of an electron can be used for information processing. All Optical Switching (AOS)

Diversi-Teeth

Diversi-Teeth

As the adage goes: you are what you eat. But could we possibly learn more about something from what they use to eat, rather than simply what they eat? Led by Elizabeth Sibert, a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard, a research

The Mouse That Wouldn’t Get Fat

The Mouse That Wouldn’t Get Fat

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to eat all of the cookies you want without worrying about weight gain? It seems too good to be true—a fantasy, even. Yet, new research indicates that it may, indeed, be